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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:W.18566

Preserved specimen of Neanthes kerguelensis (McIntosh, 1885) | Rag Worm recorded on 1946


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalog number W.18566
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:1078592","urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:W.18566"]
Occurrence ID - Marine & Other:W.18566
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Bakken, Mr Torkild - Norwegian University of Science and Technology - Section of Natural History  
Collector 1.  Kott, Patricia   2.  Queensland Museum   3.  Department of Invertebrate Zoology  
Supplied as "Kott, Dr Patricia - Queensland Museum - Department of Invertebrate Zoology"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 2003


Event ID
Occurrence date [date not supplied] Year: 1946, Month: , Day:
Supplied date "1946"
Date precision YEAR


Scientific name Neanthes kerguelensis
Supplied scientific name "Neanthes kerguelensis (McIntosh, 1885)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Rag Worm
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Annelida
Class Polychaeta
Family Nereididae
Genus Neanthes
Species Neanthes kerguelensis
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Neanthes kerguelensis (McIntosh, 1885)
Scientific name authorship (McIntosh, 1885)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (McIntosh, 1885)


Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Latitude -32.133
Supplied as: "-32.133"
Longitude 115.566
Supplied as: "115.566"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Point Peron and/or Rottnest Island
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[stns 14, 86] Australia, Western Australia, Point Peron and/or Rottnest Island (32° 08' S, 115° 34' E) 1946 - 1949";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 100000.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 32° 8' S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 115° 34' E

Additional properties

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dcterms:type PhysicalObject
dcterms modified 2019/6/3
dcterms type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 10km-100km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions SW West Australia
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Leeuwin-Naturaliste

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 109.0 frequency
    Species Richness 37.0 frequency